Associate Manager, Accounting Operations

Location
Sleepy Hollow, NY, United States
Posted
Jan 28, 2021
Ref
23413BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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Associate Manager, Accounting Operations

As a member of Accounting Operation team, you will be responsible for leading the center of excellence. This is a tremendous opportunity to work on high-priority initiatives and collaborate with colleagues throughout the company. You will manage the day to day functions of the Accounting Operations team as it relates to accounting technology, month end closes, cross functional projects and continuous improvement initiatives. You will be supporting the Associate Director of Accounting Operations on a day to day basis as needed and will be responsible for all testing and assist in projects within the following areas: General Ledger, Projects, Fixed Assets, Payables, Procurement, Cash Management, Time & Labor and Reporting.

A typical day might include the following:

• Supervise and execute work related to month end close activities such as running close processes in multiple modules within Oracle, perform reconciliations, troubleshoot functional system issues and escalate as needed.
• Oversee the governance of processes such as SOX controls, periodic reviews of accesses and configurations and send communications of upcoming activities and patches.
• Define and document business requirements, create test cases and execute test plans for accounting technology systems for IT incidents, enhancements, projects and periodic upgrades for systems.
• Responsible for configuration of production and test instances of Oracle for new metadata for chart of accounts segments, project codes and complex setups such as new legal entities.
• Lead the internal team to create and document standard operating procedures for different processes within accounting department.
• Be the subject matter expert and represent Accounting department on multiple intracompany projects with other departments such as HR,Finance,IT, Commerical to name a few.
• Work with the functional leads within Accounting department and management to ensure alignment on vision, resources, security and priorities.
• Provide guidance and mentorship to other team members and ensure that workload is evenly distributed among staff.

This role might be for you if:

• You have a good understanding of accounting/finance and have worked in a global midsize to large company in ERP financial systems.
• You are a proactive and analytical problem solver with the ability think outside of the box and adept at identifying areas of operational improvement.
• You have the willingness to learn new processes and technologies and have the ability to work in a collaborative and fast paced environment.
• You can handle dynamic priorities, have a drive to succeed, are highly energetic and self-motivated.
• You can communicate effectively with colleagues and peers both verbally and non-verbally.
• You are coachable, innovative, committed to change and open to embrace new ideas and perspectives.
• You are dependable, have strong organizational abilities, pay attention to details and most importantly enjoy your work and have fun while doing it.

To be considered for this opportunity you must possess a bachelor's degree in accounting, finance or business administration and a minimum of 6 years of experience or a master's degree with 4 years of experience role ideally in a science or research driven environment with at least 2 years of people management experience. We need someone who is proficient in a large ERP financial system such as Oracle, SAP or Workday . They should possess good knowledge and experience in working with reporting/data warehousing tools such as Qlik, Tableau or Power BI. This person should be well versed in accounting principles and P&L statements. They must have extensive experience with sophisticated functionality in Microsoft desktop apps such as Excel, PowerPoint and Projects. Familiarity with continuous process improvement techniques such as Six Sigma will be a major advantage.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.